nonjury

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ jury

Adjective[edit]

nonjury (not comparable)

  1. Not a jury, or not involving a jury.
    • 2007 November 1, Michael Brick, “Ex-F.B.I. Agents Trial Fizzles, as Does Witness”, in New York Times[1]:
      The lead prosecutor, Michael F. Vecchione, strongly hinted of his inclination yesterday morning in remarks addressed to Justice Gustin L. Reichbach, who is presiding over the nonjury trial.

Noun[edit]

nonjury (plural nonjuries)

  1. A group of people other than a jury.
    • 1987, Trans World Airlines' Employment, Retention, and Promotion of Blacks
      I arbitrated complex employee grievance matters. I tried several cases before both juries and nonjuries in State and Federal courts throughout the country.